Feminism, Multiculturalism, and the Media: Global Diversities / Edition 1

Feminism, Multiculturalism, and the Media: Global Diversities / Edition 1

by Angharad N. Valdivia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803957750

ISBN-13: 9780803957756

Pub. Date: 09/27/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The multiplicity of voices in this volume illustrate the contradictions inherent in multicultural and feminist perspectives on the media. This book breaks new ground by exploring intersecting variables of oppression, from the personal to the political. Compelling case studies illustrate how issues of gender, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation and global origin

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The multiplicity of voices in this volume illustrate the contradictions inherent in multicultural and feminist perspectives on the media. This book breaks new ground by exploring intersecting variables of oppression, from the personal to the political. Compelling case studies illustrate how issues of gender, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation and global origin affect the media coverage, portrayal and reception of individuals. The chapters present theoretical perspectives plus examples of methodologies, focus on topics of current interest and represent a variety of media.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803957756
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/27/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE PRODUCTION OF INTERVENTIONS
Feminist Media Studies in a Global Setting - Angharad N Valdivia
Beyond Binary Contradictions and into Multicultural Spectrums
Living Theory through Practice - Isabel Molina Guzmán
Race, Gender and Class in the Everyday Life of a Graduate Student
Three Women, a Mouse, a Microphone, and a Telephone - Lorna Roth, Beverly Nelson, and Kasennahawi Marie David
Information (Mis)Management during the Mohawk/Canadian Governments' Conflict of 1990
Representing Ourselves - Marina Heung
Films and Videos by Asian American/Canadian Women
News, Conciousness, and Social Participation - Carolyn M Byerly
The Role of Women's Feature Service in World News
PART TWO: (CON)TEXTUAL ANALYSES
Lesbian Chic - Marguerite Moritz
Our Fifteen Minutes of Celebrity?
News Coverage of Ethnic and Gender Issues in the Big Dan's Rape Case - Lisa M Cuklanz
Missing Persons - Jasmine Paul and Bette J Kauffman
Working-Class Women and the Movies, 1940-1990
Advertising and Mother Nature - Katherine Toland Frith
The 'Abortion Clause' in US Foreign Population Policy - Rashmi Luthra
The Debate Viewed through a Postcolonial Feminist Lens
PART THREE: COMBINING METHODOLOGIES AND NARRATIVES
Orientalization of an "Almost White" Woman - Susan Kray
A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Interlocking Effects of Race, Class, Gender, and Ethnicity in American Mass Media. The Case of the Missing Jewish Woman
Watching Tongues Untie(d) while Reading Zami - Frances Negrón-Muntaner
Mapping Boundaries in Black Gay and Lesbian Narratives
African American Women between Hopscotch and Hip-Hop - Kyra D Gaunt
"Must Be the Music (That's Turnin' Me On) "

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